Also at home . a reception of visitors at certain hours at one's home.
done or used in the home; intended for one's home: a new line of at-home computers; at-home assignments for free-lance workers.
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How to use at-home in a sentence
The at-home genetics testing company 23andme, established in 2006, helps people learn more about their “DNA relatives.”
This at-home blood test kit gives a full reading of antioxidant, fatty acid, or vitamin panels.
at-home caretakers are eligible for Medicaid waivers, which allow benefits regardless of income.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At first, she seemed content to be an overachieving stay-at-home mom.From Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader to Mrs. Robinson | Brandy Zadrozny | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Only 42 of these women had planned on being stay-at-home mothers in the first place.Don’t Be Fooled by Apple and Facebook, Egg Freezing Is Not a Benefit | Samantha Allen | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Doesn't it spur you on to feel how much we have to learn and how ignorant we are in our stay-at-home villages?Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
Until he went to Tilliedrum Jamie had been more a stay-at-home boy than most.A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
You are the most stay-at-home person by way of a gentleman that I ever heard of.An Old Man's Love | Anthony Trollope
But in stay-at-home families, though the evenings are pleasant, I think they are seldom ideal.Girls and Women | Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
A penny a day does not seem such an insufficient minimum wage to a traveler, as it does to a stay-at-home person.Humanly Speaking | Samuel McChord Crothers
British Dictionary definitions for at-home
another name for open day
a social gathering in a person's home
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Other Idioms and Phrases with at-home
In one's own residence, town, or country. For example, Mary was not at home when I called, or Tourists in a foreign country often behave more rudely than they do at home. This idiom was first recorded in a ninth-century treatise.
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